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On this breezy October morn, I walk
in the swift shadows of cloud-cursing rooks,
watching the world wake on the horizon.
Leo Yankevich
All houses wherein men have lived and died
Are haunted houses. Through the open doors
The harmless phantoms on their errands glide,
With feet that make no sound upon the floors.

We meet them at the doorway, on the stair,
Along the passages they come and go,
Impalpable impressions on the air,
A sense of something moving to and fro.
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XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
This is something for me: https://sites.google.com/site/lightheartedphilosophers/

The Lighthearted Philosophers' Society (LPS) is an organization for philosophers who approach their work with a sense of humor. We strive to create a venue for professional philosophy that is welcoming, enjoyable, and engaging. Please join us in our merry ruminations!

Special Issue: “Philosophy of Humor and Humorous Philosophy”

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  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,825 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Have you already started to ruminate with them?
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Not yet. :)
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,825 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Keep us posted @Xanthippe. I wonder what would come out of all this merry ruminating.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Something like this, I suppose:
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,825 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Can't be. It looks like you're going to puke.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @Zom, it is Monty Python, it must be grotesque. :)
  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,825 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    So grotesque as in fantastic. I wonder why you haven't joined them yet. What's holding you back?
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,061 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I am suitable for such kind of jobs. :) what say you! @Xanthippe
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @bubbli, nunc est bibendum - now is the time for drinking :)

    http://www.ancient-literature.com/rome_horace_odes_1_37.html
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,061 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Xanthippe I am still find some connection with this story. ;)

    “Nunc est bibendum” (“Now is the time for drinking”), sometimes known as the “Cleopatra Ode”, is one of the most famous of the odes of the Roman lyric poet Horace, published in 23 BCE as Poem 37 in the first book of Horace’s collected “Odes” or “Carmina”. The poem is a song of triumph over the defeat and death of Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, and probably dates from the autumn of 30 BCE, when the news of Cleopatra's suicide reached Rome.
  • XanthippeXanthippe Posts: 1,761 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Hi, @Bubbli, I haven't got what you mean. :( Do you need explanation?
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,061 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    @Xanthippe after 4 days break I completely forgot what have I asked above? LOLs
  • BubblyBubbly Nightingale Posts: 30,061 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Let me read the thread again that you shared with me. @Xanthippe
  • kindgnicekindgnice LEO Motivator!!! Posts: 7,646 mod
    This will require a lot of ruminations! :smiley:
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